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Guide to Greece: Southern Greece

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Guide to Greece: Southern Greece

Pausanias

Literary essays; Travel writing

Paperback

Written by a Greek traveller in the second century for a principally Roman audience, Pausanias' Guide to Greece is a comprehensive... [more]

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The City of Falling Angels

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The City of Falling Angels

John Berendt

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A mystery story, a comedy, and a riveting human drama rolled into one, from the bestselling author of MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN... [more]

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Istanbul

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Istanbul

Orhan Pamuk

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A portrait of Istanbul that guides us across the Bosphorus, through Istanbul's historical monuments and lost paradises, its... [more]

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A Time of Gifts

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A Time of Gifts

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Classic travel writing

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Originally published: London: J. Murray, c1977. [more]

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Don'T Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs...She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse

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Don'T Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs...She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse...

Paul Carter

Biography; Petroleum & oil industries; Travel writing

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A take no prisoners approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places... [more]

$22.99

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Bitter Lemons of Cyprus

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Bitter Lemons of Cyprus

Lawrence Durrell

Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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Winner of the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, it is a document at once personal, poetic and subtly political - a masterly combination... [more]

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The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

John Mandeville

Classic travel writing; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Ostensibly written by an English knight, the Travels purport to relate his experiences in the Holy Land, Egypt, India and... [more]

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The Traveller's Tree: A Journey through the Caribbean Islands

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The Traveller's Tree: A Journey through the Caribbean Islands

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A great of twentieth century literature, now known to generations for A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water.... [more]

$29.99

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Three Letters from the Andes

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Three Letters from the Andes

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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The celebrated twentieth-century travel writer's remarkable journey through the high Andes of Peru. [more]

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The Story of San Michele

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The Story of San Michele

Axel Munthe

Biography; Biography: general; Medicine: general issues; Travel writing

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The extraordinary and enduring memoir of Axel Munthe, a travel bestseller since first published in 1929, captures the spirit... [more]

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Words of Mercury

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Words of Mercury

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A collection of the most delightful and evocative pieces from books, journalism and letters by Patrick Leigh Fermor - the... [more]

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Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople from the Hook of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates

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Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople from the Hook...

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

The second great Patrick Leigh Fermor classic - and the sequel to A Time of Gifts - reissued in paperback with an Introduction... [more]

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True Pleasures

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True Pleasures

Lucinda Holdforth

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Features the dazzling women of Paris; from Colette to Nancy Mitford; Marie Antoinette to Coco Chanel; Napoleon's Josephine... [more]

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A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: from the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube

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A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: from the Hook of Holland to...

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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The great travel classic, first published in 1977 and recounting an epic journey of nearly 50 years before, reissued in paperback... [more]

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Golden Earth: Travels in Burma

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Golden Earth: Travels in Burma

Norman Lewis

Asian history; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Despite communist incursions and tribal insurrection, Norman Lewis describes a land of breath-taking natural beauty peopled... [more]

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The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey

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The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

Biography: general; Memoirs; History; Politics & government; Travel writing

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These travel diaries capture the essence and exuberrance of the legendary Che Guevara. In January 1952, the young Ernesto... [more]

$24.95

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Me Talk Pretty One Day

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Me Talk Pretty One Day

David Sedaris

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); Literary essays; Travel writing

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'He's like an American Alan Bennett, in that his own fastidiousness becomes the joke, as per the taxi encounter, or his diary... [more]

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Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox

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Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox

Victoria Finlay

Art & Architecture; Painting & paintings; History: specific events & topics; Travel writing

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On a journey that takes her from Afghanistan, to the Australian outback, to ancient caves in China, and the saffron harvest... [more]

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Vertigo

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Vertigo

W. G. Sebald

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Travel writing

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Part fiction, part travelogue, the narrator of this compelling masterpiece pursues his solitary, eccentric course from England... [more]

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The Rings of Saturn

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The Rings of Saturn

W. G. Sebald

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Travel writing

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From Lowestoft to Bungay, Sebald's own story becomes the conductor of evocations of people and cultures past and present:... [more]

$14.99

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Barcelona

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Barcelona

Robert Hughes

History; European history; Travel writing

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A modern homage to a proud, cosmopolitan city, where geniuses like Picasso and Miro learned how to break the rules. Robert... [more]

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Roads To Santiago

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Roads To Santiago

Cees Nooteboom

Cultural studies; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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A many-tangented pilgrimage through ten centuries of Spain's history, its politics, its art, literature and architecture,... [more]

$19.99

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Italian Neighbours: An Englishman in Verona

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Italian Neighbours: An Englishman in Verona

Tim Parks

Biography: general; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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How does an Englishman cope when he moves to Italy - not the tourist idyll but the real Italy? When Tim Parks first moved... [more]

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Travels with Charley: In Search of America

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Travels with Charley: In Search of America

John Steinbeck

Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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Moving through the woods and deserts, dirt tracks and highways to large cities and glorious wildernesses, the author observed... [more]

$22.99

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American Notes

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American Notes

Charles Dickens

Biography: historical, political & military; Classic travel writing; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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When Charles Dickens set out for America in 1842 he was the most famous man of his day to travel there - curious about the... [more]

$19.99

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